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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Product Development


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Product Development 62 -
Certificate Product Development-CAD (Computer Aided Design) 29 -

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Dr. Harry Buhalis 586.445.7450 buhalish@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Jim Carlson 586.445.7473 carlsonj@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Product Development program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for entry‑level positions in a variety of design environments. The program focuses on the development of both technical and professional proficiencies. The curriculum includes industrial processes and materials, rapid‑prototyping, computer‑aided design, applied problem solving skills, and presentation techniques.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Apply orthographic projection principles on engineering drawings.

2. Utilize computer-aided design processes.

3. Identify materials and processes utilized in design, manufacture and fabrication of components.

4. Apply effective communication skills in a technical environment.

5. Apply basic product development process skills.

Career Opportunities:

Product Development-Associate of Applied Science: Job titles such as Product Designer and Industrial Designer are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Product Development-CAD (Computer Aided Design)-Certificate: Job titles such as Product Designer and Industrial Designer are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

Programs

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